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Al-Sham Shawarma

Latin Patriarchate St 46 | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 97600, Israel
+972 2-941-4727
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“shawerma” (2 reviews)
“wraps” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Israeli, Mediterranean, Halal
Latin Patriarchate St 46 | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 97600, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what the Foss is about, taste very similar to any budget doner kebab in London, except less meat so not too sure why it's so highly rated?

Thank Yang N
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Al Sham is a new shawarma restaurant just inside Jaffa Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem. Just turn left on the first street you come to as you enter (Latin Patriarchate Street) and you will see the clean, bright little shop just 50 yards...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This small take-out or eat in restaurant was super clean and modern, and located just a the side street by the Jaffa gate. Surprisingly, it takes Visa. You can order either a pita for 25 shekels, or a wrap for 35. It was good tasting...More

Thank Ono O
Reviewed 9 July 2018

All they sell here is shawarma. We split two platters for a family of four, and it was plenty of food. The meat was tender and flavorful. The sides complemented it well. We had a plate of each kind, and both chicken and beef were...More

Thank 123asb2018
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Let me put it this way - I spent three months as a student living in Israel. Every Saturday that I possibly could, you could find me in Al Sham eating a jam-packed shawarma wrap. The first time I visited this place was in September...More

1  Thank Jenna L
Reviewed 8 May 2018

That's all they have but it is the best I have had in Jerusalem over the past six months. You can get lamb, chicken or mixed.

1  Thank kleinsa
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

If you ever find yourself in Jerusalem and hungry, get yourself over to Al Sham. The best shawarma I have ever had and the staff is wonderfully accommodating to tourists, even providing very clean bathroom facilities.

Thank one1stop
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Close to Jaffa Gate in the Old City. You will always find better shawarma in the old city than in the new city of Jerusalem and. this restaurant serves one of the best shawarma of the Old City. There is a good atmosphere and a...More

Thank DirkCYF
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Saw the place packed with people and two guys busy making the food, decided to grab a couple of shawarmas to do after getting hungry out of a neighboring restaurant. Got two big juicy wraps for 35 NIS each. Not that I’d put this on...More

Thank 660tanyat
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Best food I had in Jerusalem! Great food great service! Would eat here again and again if I could! The shawarma and hummus was delicious!

Thank Kawika C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Latin Patriarchate St 46 | Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem 97600, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-941-4727
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